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APSFP has approved all of the professional development we're offering at this year's summit, meaning you can earn 7.5 CEs by joining us in-person. Check our 
CEs tracker page to see if your state has approved the hours. Keep in mind that approvals are still coming in. If you don't see approval listed for your state, contact OGR's Education Department to confirm your state's approval status.

START TIME END TIME SESSION
Sunday, September 19
noon 6 p.m. Registration
1 p.m. 4 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting
5 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception
We haven’t gathered together in almost two years,
so you won’t want to miss the opportunity to
connect with colleagues for drinks, food and fun
at the opening reception. 
Monday, September 20
8 a.m. 7 p.m. Registration
8 a.m. 8:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast
Start your day off right! Join your colleagues
and valued OGR supply partners for a
light continental breakfast and networking time
before we kick off the programming
for the Leadership Summit.
8:45 a.m. 9 a.m. Welcome
Evan J. Strong, OGR President
9 a.m. 10:30 a.m. KEYNOTE ADDRESS - 1.5 CEs
Moving From Panic to Purpose
with Amy Waninger

10:30 a.m. 11 a.m. Networking Break
We know how important industry connections
can be, so we have built time into the schedule
for longer networking breaks during this year’s
Leadership Summit. These breaks are
guaranteed to provide you with tangible tips
and connections to improve your business.
11 a.m. noon PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SESSION - 1 CE
Communication Across Generations
with Leili McMurrough

noon 1:30 p.m. Networking Lunch
Enjoy lunch & networking with fellow attendees.
We will also feature a brief recap of this year’s
Golden Circle Celebration, and you won’t want
to miss the opportunity to bid on our Silent Auction!
1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SESSION - 1 CE
The Changing Consumer:
Marketing Trends, Opportunities and
Threats
with Jennifer Bailey
2:30 p.m. 3 p.m. Networking Break
Don’t miss the last networking break of the day!
Take some time to explore the OGR supply partner
displays. Our partners provide valuable products
and services critical to your success. With several
partners in attendance, you are sure to find the
solutions you need.
3 p.m. 4 p.m. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SESSION - 1 CE
Leadership Summit Round-Up
with OGR Executive Director Wendy King
6 p.m. 8 p.m. Dinner
Experience the ambiance of the luxuriant
Hotel Carmichael. We will have dinner and
entertainment, and offer a warm welcome
to OGR’s new Board of Directors. Dress code
is casual so come ready to enjoy fun, food and friends.
Tuesday, September 21
8 a.m. noon Registration
8 a.m. 9 a.m. Continental Breakfast
Join Leadership Summit attendees for
continental breakfast and conversation
to close out the final day. We will also
present a short ceremony of remembrance.
9:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SESSION - 2 CEs
The Innovation Challenge:
Shaping the Future for Independent Funeral Homes

with Maria Meschi
11:30 a.m. noon Break
noon 1:30 p.m. Closing Lunch / PANEL DISCUSSION - 1 CE
From Ideation to Innovation:
How OGR Members Can Rethink the Funeral Profession

with panelists Evan J. Strong, Andy Clayton and Brent Baird

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
  President's Dinner Sponsor  
   
  Closing Luncheon Sponsor